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“Excellent for Sunday lunch”
Review of The Crown

The Crown
Ranked #8 of 28 Restaurants in Kidlington
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Booked the Crown for Sunday lunch after reading so many favourable reviews - and it more than lived up to to the ratings.
My wife doesn't eat red meat so she made an enquiry about the possibility of roast chicken instead when she made our booking.. Back came a very positive response and what's more there even was a phone call on the day to check how she wanted it cooked. That's service! We both thoroughly enjoyed the meal - I had the terrific roast Scottish roast beef - and it came with a sharing dish of tasty vegetables - carrots, stick beans and broccoli - plus a decent Yorkshire pud and really good roasties.
As others have noted, the atmosphere is very friendly, the service attentive and the prices reasonable.. Real ale is available, too, so for us the Crown is the perfect choice for a country lunch. Couldn't help but overhear the next table repeating their booking for the follow week. Not surprised.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

By chance and a last minute change of plans we decided to go to The Crown for their beer/cider festival. Parking was easy and The Crown is a most charming village pub. We were welcomed from the moment we went in. It was just an idyllic afternoon/evening. The hospitality was wonderful, the barbecue was so good that we went back twice (not great for diet but hey it was the last bank holiday before Christmas!), my husband delighted in the choice of beer/cider and commented on how friendly everyone was and we sat under a lovely marquee to enjoy some of our favourite songs present and past from Radio Generation who performed live. There was also a lovely beer garden and lots of seating. We stayed for 4 hours and by the time we left felt part of this wonderful village community. Even the children were so well behaved and helpful! The tractor going past added to the ambience. This was an English country pub at it's very best. The owners clearly take a pride in their business. even the loos were immaculate (sorry TMI but this is so often not always the case!). As we only live 15mins away we can't believe we didn't discover this gem before. We are certainly going to become regulars now and can't wait to book sunday lunch. Thanks guys for a most memorable and happy day.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

we only went here as the other pub we'd planned was closed - but so glad we did. Had a lovely meal, the pizza (king prawn, chicken and chorizo) was super - lovely thin crust, and they whipped up a salad for us. The others had the fish and chip[s, one said the chips were the best pub chips he'd ever had. Cam with beautifully cooked fresh veg - including asparagus. All cooked to order so a little wait but that was fine. Very friendly people

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Thank LondonGazelle
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our absolute favourite place to go for a Sunday roast or a weeknight dinner. Tip is to book ahead as it books out fast. Highly recommend it.

Thank MellyMooP
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

a village pub how it it should be! full of characters and wonderful hosts. Food, service @ and staff are a credit to the landlord and landlady.

Thank rodney m
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